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Guhagar Temple – Hindu Temples at Guhagar Town near Ratnagiri in Maharashtra

Guhagar Town is located around 44 km from Chiplun in Ratnagiri Distirct in Maharashtra. The town has two famous Hindu Temples. Guhagar Temple include Durga Devi Temple and Vyadeshwar temple.

Guhagar Durga Devi Temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga and is the family deity or Kuldaivata of Chitpavan families. There are four subsidiary shrines in the main temple complex. Thus making it a five deity temple – Panchayatan.

Vyadeshwar temple is dedicated to Shiva. It is believed that the temple is constructed at the spot where Bhagvan Shiva gave darshan to Parashuram.

Shiva is known here as Vyadeshwar because the Shivling was installed by Vyad Muni.

The temple also has subsidiary shrines dedicated to Surya, Ganesha, Parvati and Vishnu and Lakshmi. There are also murtis of Nandi, Garuda and Maruti in the temple complex.